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‘Super Size Me 2’ Investigates the Truth Behind “Healthy” Fast Food

13 years after exposing McDonald’s, filmmaker Morgan Spurlock Super Size Me fame is back to investigate the “health” focused makeover the fast-food industry has undergone.Looking to uncover the truths and lies behind the “healthy,” “organic,” and “natural” labels seen at chains, Spurlock took things further for his upcoming film by setting out to open his […]

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Kendrick Lamar’s ‘good kid, m.A.A.d city’ Ties With Eminem for Billboard Record

Despite dropping almost seven years ago, Kendrick Lamar’s good kid, m.A.A.d city continues to make history. According to Chart Data, the sophomore effort has spent 350 weeks on the Billboard 200 chart — tying with Eminem’s The Eminem Show as the only other hip-hop studio album to ever achieve this feat.good kid, m.A.A.d city was […]

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Nike Flips the Air Max 1 With an Inverted Tongue

Following in the footsteps of its “Inside Out” revamp, Nike utilized a milder reversal approach with its latest Air Max 1. The classic silhouette’s upper is crafted with a mixture of leather and mesh, elevated by darker suede overlays and exposed stitching. Emphasizing on the model’s theme is the eye-catching inverted tongue that features a […]

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U.S. State Department Urges Sweden to Treat A$AP Rocky “Fairly and With Respect”

The U.S. State Department is raising concerns regarding the arrest and detention of A$AP Rocky in Sweden, further urging the Swedish government to treat the rapper fairly. Rocky was originally arrested on July 2 after voluntarily going to a Stockholm police station for further questioning surrounding an altercation he and his team were involved in.Rocky […]

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Takashi Murakami & TIDAL New York Create Exclusive Flip Flops for The Broad Museum

Earlier this month, Takashi Murakami linked up with PORTER for a jointly-created capsule collection. Infused with the signature characteristics of both Murakami and PORTER, that run served up new Tanker bags with iconic “Flower” graphic motifs and military green nylon tones. Now, the beloved Japanese artist is choosing to collaborate with sustainable flip flip brand […]

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Shordie Shordie Taps Wiz Khalifa & A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie for “Bitchuary (Betchua)” Remix

In December of 2018, fast-rising Baltimore artist Shordie Shordie released his debut studio project Captain Hook. That album produced “Bitchuary (Betchua)” a breakthrough hit that has since gone on to rack up 83 million streams across all major platforms and outlets. Now, further supporting that single, Shordie is sharing its official remix. Notably, the “Bitchuary […]

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Converse Revamps Throwback Basketball Silhouettes for Fall 2019

Though Converse’s All-Star Pro BB is poised the footwear imprint’s main on-court offering, the heritage label still has some silhouettes in store for off-court stunting. Three of the company’s ’90s silhouettes have been revamped with contemporary craft, offered in a host of timeless styles and versatile colorways.Two iterations of the ERX 260 appear in quietly […]

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Twitter’s Desktop Mode Has a Newly Redesigned Look

Years following its previous update, Twitter has finally rolled out a brand new redesigned interface for its desktop mode available worldwide. The update is said to bring a faster, easier browsing experience on desktop, which has tons of new customizations.Sections like Explore, Bookmarks, Lists, Direct Messages and Profile have been moved around to be more […]

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Anthony Lister to Display 56 New Artworks in “Culture Is over” Exhibition

Seminal artist Anthony Lister will soon launch a week-long exhibition entitled “CULTURE IS OVER” at the Kings Cross locality in Sydney, Australia. The forthcoming installment celebrates the 10th anniversary of Lister’s 2009 show entitled “No Win Sitch” that took place at a former strip club. Over 56 new works will be on display at the […]

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8bitdo’s New Customizable Controller Offers an Elite Level of Control

8BitDo’s latest offering, the SN30 Pro+, comes with fully customizable buttons and configurations for various button inputs as well as adjustments to your joystick sensitivity. Utilizing 8BitDo’s new Ultimate Software, the SN30 Pro+ controller can be assigned macros and custom profiles for individual preference settings. These settings can be saved from game-to-game instead of saving […]

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Dashiel Brahmann SS20 Delivers Clean Tailoring and Revamped Workwear

Brooklyn-based Dashiel Brahmann presents another refined range of tweaked menswear essentials, this time taking cues from New York’s nomadic moving process wherein renters constantly shuffle through a series of new living spaces as the rent rises and needs change. Brahmann’s signature touches are all intact, as various wardrobe staples all receive premium makeovers in sturdy […]

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Helmut Lang & Artist Josephine Meckseper Release Hand-Painted FW19 Capsule

Helmut Lang presented its Fall/Winter 2019 show during New York Fashion Week in February, and now the brand has released an additional capsule under the collection as a part of its ongoing artist collaborations. This time around, multimedia artist Josephine Meckseper is spotlighted in a series of hand-painted pieces, referencing the brand’s three-striped trucker jacket […]

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Daidō Moriyama and WACKO MARIA Rejoin for Evocative Black-And-White Capsule

Following the past several joint efforts, Daidō Moriyama and WACKO MARIA reunite for a series of minimalist layering pieces elevated by Moriyama’s signature stark photography. The goods are somewhat more conservative than the duo’s previous collaborations, though there’s still plenty of suggestive imagery to be had.Comprising six styles, the garments are all printed on white […]

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A$AP Ferg & MadeinTYO Reconnect for the Celebratory “Wam”

Last month, A$AP Ferg teamed up with City Girls and ANTHA for a summer-ready track known as “Wigs.” Now, for the latest single in support of Floor Seats, the NYC rapper is reconnecting with MadeinTYO for the Tweek Tune-produced “Wam.””‘Wam’ brings back memories of summertime in Harlem and reminiscing about my accomplishments and celebrating all […]

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Alex Lysakowski Exaggerates Architectural Forms in Surreal Photo Series

Ontario-based artist Alex Lysakowski presents a new photography series entitled ‘Antistructure’ that depicts surrealistic buildings and vehicles. For the project, Lysakowski ventured to various locations in southern Ontario, took snapshots of inanimate subjects, and then digitally manipulated them to look like absurd-looking trucks with towering storage units or Tetris-like buildings.”I wanted to add a level […]

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